Film Events

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

From Kunihiko Ikuhara, the director of Sailor Moon and Revolutionary Girl Utena, comes a beautifully animated, allegorical tale of love, loss, and bear attacks.

In a world divided between humans and hyper-intelligent, man-eating bears, Kureha attends an all-girls school and holds onto a simple wish—to spend the rest of her life with her classmate and soul mate, Sumika. But after a secret rendezvous ends in tragedy, Kureha vows to never back down on her love and put a...

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us for a summer Friday Night film series featuring award winning, thought-provoking international independent films (non-English language films are subtitled). Films are non-rated and for a mature audience.

SECRETS OF WAR: During WWII, the friendship of two boys is at risk when a girl tells a very personal secret to only one of them. 95 minutes. Starring Maas Bronkhuyzen, Joes Brauers, Michael Nierse.

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

Central Cinema Cinesthesia presents Moonrise Kingdom directed by Wes Anderson. A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eP0QJ_Ba1Bs

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 6:30pm
Pinney Library

A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.(2016|112mins)
From IMDb entry - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3553442/

"In the savvy comedy “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” a New York-based news producer leaves behind a cushy yet frustratingly predictable job for the madness of war-torn Afghanistan, becoming something of an adrenaline junkie in the process. That the producer...

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

2015 / USA / English / Stop-motion animation / 90 min. / Rated R
A lonely motivational speaker goes on a business trip to Cincinnati, where he meets an extraordinary stranger who might be able to change his negative view of life. This stop-motion-animation feature was penned by lauded screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who also co-directs alongside Duke Johnson. David Thewlis, Tom Noonan, and Jennifer Jason Leigh provide their voices.

Join us for a wide and wild variety of...

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us for a summer Friday Night film series featuring award winning, thought-provoking international independent films (non-English language films are subtitled). Films are non-rated and for a mature audience.

BREATHE: Charlie is an average French suburban teenager, but when she becomes fast friends with Sarah, the rebellious new girl at school, she discovers there's nothing average about how she feels. 91 minutes. Starring Joséphine Japy, Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Carré.

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 6:00pm
Pinney Library

"Sid Boyum was a Madison legend, one of those manic Wisconsin folk artists who just can’t help themselves from churning out fascinating, ambitious works of art. You’ve probably seen his work around town: the Man-Eating Mushroom and Red Dragon along the bike path by the Harmony Bar and Grill, the Polar Bear chair in Elmside Circle Park, the wallowing Hippo in Wirth Court Park. These were all distributed around the Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara neighborhood as part of a previous...

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 7:00pm
Hawthorne Library

Hyakkimaru is a tortured young man who lost 48 parts of his body when his own father offered him up to demons in exchange for power. Traveling the war-torn countryside of Sengoku era Japan, he quests to slay the demons and regain his humanity piece by piece.

On his journey he is accompanied by Dororo, an enigmatic young orphan and sneak-thief who has made it a personal goal to swipe Hyakkimaru's swords.

Together the two will face horrific monsters and the even...

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 7:00pm
Alicia Ashman Library

Join us for a summer Friday Night film series featuring award winning, thought-provoking international independent films (non-English language films are subtitled). Films are non-rated and for a mature audience.

MARIE'S STORY: Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself. 91 minutes. Starring Isabelle Carré, Ariana Rivoire, Brigitte Catillon.

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 6:30pm
Central Library, Meeting Room 302

R.O.T.O.R. is a 1989 Science Fiction action film starring Richard Gesswein, Jayne Smith and Margaret Trigg. The film has been described as a low-budget copy of The Terminator and RoboCop. Watch trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJV3qFsaozE